Friday, 25 March 2016

New Grand Prix Times article: Formula 1 driver power - a nice idea but impossible?

F1 driver power is quite the subject right now. We had the GPDA's very public shot across the bows on the running of the sport in recent days, which indeed is just the latest raising of the stakes from the increasingly active organisation.

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While over the season-opening weekend in Melbourne Lewis Hamilton had a lot to say on the subject of drivers being brought into the sport's decision-making. And he had a point; if nothing else the drivers' record on getting it right is in fact a good one.

But...F1 history is not encouraging on driver power. And in my latest article for Grand Prix Times I outline that while bringing drivers in from the cold would be a good thing, it's hard to see how it can happen.

You can read it here: http://www.grandprixtimes.com/news/id/11626

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